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[28 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Next ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Film Finally Gets a Release Date

After several delays it appears that Captain Jack Sparrow is returning to the big screen.
Pirates of the Caribbean 5 – which had a working title of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales at one point – is now slated for release in July 2017, nearly two years later than originally scheduled.
The film has suffered several delays and other issues, including Jerry Bruckheimer’s departure from Disney last fall.
The original issue with the film’s delay was reportedly script issues. It was also reported last year that Johnny Depp’s filming …

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[10 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Hollywood Producer Jerry Bruckheimer to Appear at a Book Signing at Disneyland Park

Fans of award-winning producer Jerry Bruckheimer have a chance to meet him at a special book signing at the Disneyland Park on December 14.
Bruckheimer will be signing copies of the new book Jerry Bruckheimer: When Lightning Strikes | Four Decades of Filmmaking by Michael Singer. The coffee table book showcases 40 years of Bruckheimer’s career in movies and television including his work hit movies such as Beverly Hills Cop, Armageddon, and the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.
The book features a foreword by Johnny Depp, an interview with Bruckheimer’s wife Linda, …

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[26 Sep 2013 | Comments Off on The Walt Disney Company and Jerry Bruckheimer Part Ways, Ending a 20 Year Partnership | ]
The Walt Disney Company and Jerry Bruckheimer Part Ways, Ending a 20 Year Partnership

Last week the Walt Disney Company announced that after more than two decades of working together it was severing ties with producer Jerry Bruckheimer.
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The news comes a few months after the more-than-dismal and very costly theatrical release of The Lone Ranger, which Bruckheimer produced. The poor box office receipts from that film will likely cost Disney nearly $190 million.
The separation also came about a week after Disney announced that the fifth installment in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise was put on hold.
The Disney/Bruckheimer relationship resulted in 27 films, …

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[11 Sep 2013 | Comments Off on Disney Delays Release of ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ | ]
Disney Delays Release of ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’

The fifth installment in the wildly popular and successful Pirates of the Caribbean film series has been put on hold.
The movie, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, was scheduled for a 2015 release, but that has been pushed back to at least 2016.
According to sources, the film’s producer Jerry Bruckheimer has said the decision to delay the film was made because of script issues.
Disney’s recent box office flop The Lone Ranger – which cost $250 million to make – is reportedly going to cost the company a …

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[8 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]
‘The Lone Ranger’ Stumbles at the Box Office, Finishes Weekend in Second Place

The Lone Ranger and Tonto were no match for a reformed villain and his band of merry minions at the box office.
Disney’s The Lone Ranger earned a dismal $48.9 million, ending its debut weekend in second place way behind Universal’s Despicable Me 2 which earned $142 million. Analysts had projected an opening weekend of $90 million for the movie directed by Gore Verbinski and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer.
Of the $48.9 million box office, the film earned $29.4 million between Friday and Saturday. This three-day total was worse than the debut …

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[6 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
Author Sues Disney for a Second Time Citing Copyright Infringement Related to ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Films

Royce Matthew, a Florida-based author, recently filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against The Walt Disney Company alleging that the company took and used his work and ideas in the Pirates of the Caribbean film franchise.
This is the second time Matthew has sued Disney with regard to the Pirates film series.
Matthew first filed a lawsuit against Disney in 2005 after he viewed the first Pirates of the Caribbean film. During the discovery process of that lawsuit he reportedly provided evidence that his work – the low-budget film Supernatural Pirates – was …

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[31 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
World Premiere of ‘The Lone Ranger’ to Benefit the American Indian College Fund

The Lone Ranger arrives in theaters this summer on July 3, but the film makes its world premiere on June 22 at Disney California Adventure Park.
And this isn’t just any red carpet premiere. The star studded event for the Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer film is going to benefit the American Indian College Fund. Tickets for the world premiere are $1,000 each.
Disney has donated the tickets to the Fund and is responsible for underwriting the entire event which means the entire price for each ticket is going to the Fund. The money raised …

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[14 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]
Jeff Nathanson to Pen ‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5’

Disney has hired Catch Me If You Can screenwriter Jeff Nathanson to pen the fifth Pirates of the Caribbean film, sources are reporting.
While Johnny Depp has not officially signed on to reprise his role as Captain Jack Sparrow, the Mouse House is optimistic that he will return, as he has said in the past he will always return to the franchise if the material remains good.
Jerry Bruckheimer will produce the fifth installment. As of this writing, it is unclear who else is set to reprise their roles – or if familiar faces from past Pirates films …

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[26 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]
Jack White to Score Disney’s ‘The Lone Ranger’

Walt Disney Pictures has announced that Grammy-winning Jack White will write, produce and perform the score for The Lone Ranger.
Jerry Bruckheimer says:
Jack’s an amazing songwriter with a unique style. We’re thrilled to hear his fresh take on the William Tell Overture.
The film stars Armie Hammer and Johnny Depp, and is based on the 1950’s television series. While this is Jack White’s first full score, he did write a song for 2008’s Quantum of Solace and performed a track on 2007’s Cold Mountain.
The Lone Ranger will premiere in theaters May 31, …

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[8 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
First Look:  Disney Releases Pic of Johnny Depp in ‘The Lone Ranger’

We are getting our FIRST LOOK at the Cast of Disney/Bruckheimer Film’s The Lone Ranger today!  This still features Armie Hammer as the title character – by day, John Reid, a lawman who becomes everyone’s favorite Old West Masked Man!  His faithful friend, Tonto, is by his side – and is that actor/chameleon Johnny Depp, channeling a little of his Captain Jack mojo for this Native American look!
What do you think?  Are you excited to see this latest version of the Hollywood classic?  Leave a comment below!
Photo Credit:  Peter Mountain